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WHY ONLY 1 IN 10 MAKE IT AS A PRO

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WHY ONLY 1 IN 10 MAKE IT AS A PRO

There aren’t many people who can do mastering or engineering or mixing for a full-time profession. One reason why is because of the way they self-brand and handle clients. The main thing for me is you need to be able to do just one thing, so people know who you are. You are an expert in that one area; you’re not just the “I can do anything” guy. You have a website that looks professional. The way that you answer emails is professional. You have a brand, and the way that you deal with clients on the phone is very...

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HOME MASTERING VS PROFESSIONAL MASTERING

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HOME MASTERING VS PROFESSIONAL MASTERING

Obviously, I’m going to say that pro mastering is better than home mastering, but I think there are benefits to both. Let’s start with the latter. You’re in your environment, and you know how it sounds. You’re secure in the knowledge of how your room is and feel that you’ve been involved with the process all the way through. You might be into the kind of the DIY vibe of doing stuff, not going out and having other people touch your stuff, which is fine. But I think pro mastering is better because you’ll get someone with a lot of...

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